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Arsenal dumped out of FA Cup, Leeds shocked

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London (AFP) – FA Cup holders Arsenal were sensationally dumped out of the competition by Nottingham Forest on Sunday, joining Leeds United as big-name casualties on a day of shocks.

Elsewhere, West Ham stayed alive with a goalless draw at Shrewsbury and Tottenham scored three goals in eight second-half minutes to see off the challenge of League One side AFC Wimbledon.

Arsenal dumped out of FA Cup, Leeds shocked

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London (AFP) – FA Cup holders Arsenal were sensationally dumped out of the competition by Nottingham Forest on Sunday, joining Leeds United as big-name casualties on a day of shocks.

Elsewhere, West Ham stayed alive with a goalless draw at Shrewsbury and Tottenham scored three goals in eight second-half minutes to see off the challenge of League One side AFC Wimbledon.

Newport stun Leeds, West Ham survive FA Cup test

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London (AFP) – Lowly Newport County came from behind to send Championship side Leeds United crashing out of the FA Cup on Sunday but Premier League West Ham stayed alive with a goalless draw at Shrewsbury.

Elsewhere, Tottenham scored three goals in just eight second-half minutes to see off the challenge of League One side AFC Wimbledon while Arsenal took on Nottingham Forest.

Newport stun Leeds, West Ham survive FA Cup test

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London (AFP) – Lowly Newport County came from behind to send Championship side Leeds United crashing out of the FA Cup on Sunday but Premier League West Ham stayed alive with a goalless draw at Shrewsbury.

Elsewhere, Tottenham scored three goals in just eight second-half minutes to see off the challenge of League One side AFC Wimbledon while Arsenal took on Nottingham Forest.

Gerrard Brace In Wimbledon Win

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Liverpool put themselves through to the next round of the FA Cup on Monday night as a brace from captain Steven Gerrard ensured the Reds would go on to face Bolton Wanderers. In his first game after announcing he will leave Liverpool Football Club, Gerrard took control of the game being clinical where others failed.

AFC Wimbledon vs Liverpool 2015 FA Cup Highlights 1-2 Akinfewa Gerrard Goals Video

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Wimbledon 1-2 Liverpool: Steven Gerrard is Desperate for FA Cup Glory

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is desperate to lead his side to glory in the FA Cup after inspiring them to victory over a spirited AFC Wimbledon.

The Reds battled into the fourth round of the oldest club cup competition following a 2-1 victory at Kingsmeadow, where their imperious captain scored twice and produced an all-round fantastic performance.

Wimbledon 1-2 Liverpool: Steven Gerrard is Desperate for FA Cup Glory

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is desperate to lead his side to glory in the FA Cup after inspiring them to victory over a spirited AFC Wimbledon.

The Reds battled into the fourth round of the oldest club cup competition following a 2-1 victory at Kingsmeadow, where their imperious captain scored twice and produced an all-round fantastic performance.

Liverpool Face Wimbledon In FA Cup

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They may not be the crazy gang anymore and we certainly aren't the culture club at the moment but Liverpool playing in Red will be going for gold on the green. It's the first time the two clubs have met since the old Wimbledon morphed into MK Dons and so it should be an interesting FA Cup tie for both sides.

2014/15 FA Cup Third Round Draws up some Fascinating Encounters

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The 2014/15 FA Cup Third Round draw has thrown up some fascinating ties with last season's FA Cup Finalist's Hull City and Arsenal pitted against one another while AFC Wimbledon got their dream tie Liverpool in a game which will bring up great memories for the supporters having beaten them in the 1988 FA Cup Final with the winner scored from Lawrie Sanchez and a penalty saved for the first time in a Final with Dave Beasant denying John Aldridge an equalizer and ruining his 100% record from the spot into the bargain.

2014/15 FA Cup Third Round Draws up some Fascinating Encounters

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The 2014/15 FA Cup Third Round draw has thrown up some fascinating ties with last season's FA Cup Finalist's Hull City and Arsenal pitted against one another while AFC Wimbledon got their dream tie Liverpool in a game which will bring up great memories for the supporters having beaten them in the 1988 FA Cup Final with the winner scored from Lawrie Sanchez and a penalty saved for the first time in a Final with Dave Beasant denying John Aldridge an equalizer and ruining his 100% record from the spot into the bargain.

Complete Draw for 3rd Round FA Cup Revealed: Man United to Play Accrington or Yeovil

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The drawfor the FA Cup Third Round has been made, and there are a number of glamor ties drawn including Manchester United vs Yeovil or Accrington, a rematch of the 2014 FA Cup final with Arsenal playing Hull, AFC Wimbledon vs Liverpool, Sunderland vs Leeds United, Blyth Spartans vs Birmingham City and many more.

Complete Draw for 3rd Round FA Cup Revealed: Man United to Play Accrington or Yeovil

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The drawfor the FA Cup Third Round has been made, and there are a number of glamor ties drawn including Manchester United vs Yeovil or Accrington, a rematch of the 2014 FA Cup final with Arsenal playing Hull, AFC Wimbledon vs Liverpool, Sunderland vs Leeds United, Blyth Spartans vs Birmingham City and many more.

MK Dons

Grudge Match: AFC Wimbledon Charged For Refusing To Use MK Dons’ Full Name During League One Tie

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AFC Wimbledon have been slapped with a charge for breaching Football League regulations during their fraught, ill-tempered home tie against MK Dons back in September.

Wimbledon steadfastly refused to acknowledge the 'Dons' part of their opponents' name, curtly referring to them as 'Milton Keynes' in the fixture listing on their club website while simply failing to reference them at all in the official match programme.

Grudge Match: AFC Wimbledon Once Again Refuse To Acknowledge MK Dons’ Existence As Two Clubs Meet In League One (Photos)

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AFC Wimbledon played host to MK Dons in League One on Friday evening and the whole occasion was about as bitter and trenchant as you might expect.

The two splinter clubs met for the very first time earlier this year, when AFC laid on an acrimonious "welcome" for their visitors at Kingsmeadow byrefusing to acknowledge the 'Dons' part of Milton Keynes' club moniker, while also refusing chairman Peter Winkelman and his fellow executives access to the corporate section of the ground.

AFC Wimbledon ‘Welcome’ MK Dons To Kingsmeadow For First Time By Completely Refusing To Acknowledge Opponents (Photos)

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Tuesday night saw AFC Wimbledon'welcome' MK Dons to their Kingsmeadow ground for the first time sincethe two clubs acrimoniously splintered back in 2002.

As you might expect, Wimbledondidn't prove to beoverly gracious hosts for the League One encounter in fact, the entire eveningproved to be actively hostile.

3 To See: the Wimbledon grudge match, Turin derby and a must-win game for PSG

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3 To See: the Wimbledon grudge match, Turin derby and a must-win game for PSG

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Football Cities: London

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In 2011, the company I work for chose to shut down their London office and move out of town. After much internal debate, I decided to switch with them. I had never thought I would leave the capital, regarding pretty much anything outside its orbit, aside from Brighton and a few northern cities, to be an incorrigible mix of 4x4s and farmers ready to unload their muskets upon the .

Football Cities: Milton Keynes

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Haters are gonna hate and my goodness, this website has expounded a lot of column inches putting the boot into MK Dons in itssix and a half years of existence.

At times, we've attempted to raise the level of acrimony to an art form – much as When Saturday Comes have refused to include the Dons in its annual season previews, we have declined to let people forget .

Dilemmas of Football Ownership: Are Foreign Owners or Dodgy Owners the Problem?

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[W]hen Vincent Tan, the Malaysian owner of Cardiff City, made the – apparently unilateral - decision to change the club's colours from blue to red, I posted a few remarks on Twitter intended to express some solidarity with those Cardiff supporters who felt that this change was the last straw. Some fans had even made the painful decision to stop going to watch their own club as a result.

Dilemmas of Football Ownership: Are Foreign Owners or Dodgy Owners the Problem?

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[W]hen Vincent Tan, the Malaysian owner of Cardiff City, made the – apparently unilateral - decision to change the club's colours from blue to red, I posted a few remarks on Twitter intended to express some solidarity with those Cardiff supporters who felt that this change was the last straw. Some fans had even made the painful decision to stop going to watch their own club as a result.

Football League

Huzzah: AFC Wimbledon Given Green Light To Return To Spiritual Home At Plough Lane, New £25m Stadium In The Works

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Plans for AFC Wimbledon's new stadium at Plough Lane (Photo via Evening Standard)

Two years after first being granted planning permission, AFC Wimbledon have today finally been given the go ahead to start building a new stadium, just 250 yards down the road from their spiritual home at Plough Lane.

League One: Peterborough Striker Marcus Maddison Performs Two Thoroughly Embarrassing Dives In Space Of 10 Seconds (Video)

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Peterborough forward Marcus Maddison filed a strong by which, of course, we mean 'bloody risible' contender for the 2017 Fallon d'Floor award in Sunday afternoon's 2-2 draw against AFC Wimbledon.

The stirring piece actually consisted of two dives, performed within 10 seconds of one another, in which Maddison first threw himself to the ground looking for a freekick before simulating a headbutt from Liam Trotter and hurling himself back down to terra firma in mock agony.

Adebayo Akinfenwa Tells Potential Clubs To ‘Hit Me Up On WhatsApp’ After Wimbledon Play-Off Victory

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As you might have seen, AFC Wimbledon will be playing in the third tier of English football for the first time in their history (depending who you ask) after coming out on top in the League Two play-off final on Bank Holiday Monday.

The Dons won 2-0, thanks to a late goal apiece from Lyle Taylor and Adebayo Akinfenwa, who promptly revealed that he'd been released by the club shortly after the final whistle.

Adebayo Akinfenwa Posts Brilliant Response After Ian Holloway Cracks Joke About Him ‘Eating His Twin’ (Video)

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Shortly after Adebayo Akinfenwa had scored to help book AFC Wimbledon's place in the League Twoplay-off final on Wednesday night, Ian Holloway hadSky Sports anchor Scott Minto in stitches while the pair discussedthe striker and his legendarily "ample" frame.

While going over Akinfenwa's various merits, Holloway quipped "I heard he had a twin and he ate him", which duly reduced Minto to a giggling puddle of pink goo live on air.

Plymouth Argyle

AFC Wimbledon’s soaring success

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This week has been a good one for AFC Wimbledon. After beating Plymouth Argyle 2 -0 on Monday, they have been promoted to League 1. This will be their 6th promotion in their very short existence. AFC Wimbledon has only been around for the past 14 years, and have been quite an underdog in the in industry.

AFC Wimbledon’s soaring success

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This week has been a good one for AFC Wimbledon. After beating Plymouth Argyle 2 -0 on Monday, they have been promoted to League 1. This will be their 6th promotion in their very short existence. AFC Wimbledon has only been around for the past 14 years, and have been quite an underdog in the in industry.

Phoenix club Wimbledon reach third tier

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London (AFP) AFC Wimbledon continued their fairytale rise up the English league system after beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in Monday's League Two play-off final at Wembley to reach the third tier.

The south London club was formed by supporters in 2002 after the old Wimbledon relocated to Milton Keynes, 56 miles (90kilometres) to the north, and was re-branded as Milton Keynes Dons.

Phoenix club Wimbledon reach third tier

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London (AFP) AFC Wimbledon continued their fairytale rise up the English league system after beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in Monday's League Two play-off final at Wembley to reach the third tier.

The south London club was formed by supporters in 2002 after the old Wimbledon relocated to Milton Keynes, 56 miles (90kilometres) to the north, and was re-branded as Milton Keynes Dons.

Another set of half-baked proposals from the Football League

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Two summers ago, I stood on the stoop of a pub in Oxford and was interviewed over the telephone by the We Are Going Up podcast about the proposals to introduce reserve teams of Premier League clubs into the Football League.

Met with a volley of outbursts and snorts as it was, the idea was given short shrift in most quarters (aside from Mark Warburton – a man who .

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 2 Preview 2015-16

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Kicking off a week of divisional previews, we focus on the movers and shakers in this season's League 2: Cambridge, Portsmouth and Luton are each backed for automatic promotion whereas we suggest it could be a long season for supporters of Carlisle, Dagenham, Hartlepool, Leyton Orient, Morecambe and Newport.

Chelsea

Video: Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas takes left-footed penalties at AFC Wimbledon

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has been working on his left-footed penalties. The Spain international was at AFC Wimbledon's Kingsmeadow...

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Chelsea close in on deal for AFC Wimbledon ground

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Chelsea have moved a step closer to completing the purchase of AFC Wimbledon's ground at Kingsmeadow.

The deal will raise funds for the League Two club's proposed move to a new stadium at their original home of Merton.

The Blues want to use the Cherry Red Records Stadium to host their youth and ladies' matches.

Chelsea close in on deal for AFC Wimbledon ground

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Chelsea have moved a step closer to completing the purchase of AFC Wimbledon's ground at Kingsmeadow.

The deal will raise funds for the League Two club's proposed move to a new stadium at their original home of Merton.

The Blues want to use the Cherry Red Records Stadium to host their youth and ladies' matches.

Liverpool

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A Steven Gerrard brace on Monday night booked Liverpool's place into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win at League Two opponents AFC Wimbledon.

The form guide says Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six, winning four, but their performances have not been as good as it sounds.

AFC Wimbledon’s Adebayo Akinfenwa begged Steven Gerrard to stay at Liverpool

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AFC Wimbledon's Adebayo Akinfenwa known as "The Beast" has revealed he begged Steven Gerrard not to leave Liverpool...

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Photos: Liverpool training ahead of AFC Wimbledon clash

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PHOTOS: Steven Gerrard at Melwood during today's #LFC training session. pic.twitter.com/GOxwbCn4bz Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 3, 2015...

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Morecambe

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Saturday 12th March 2016 15.00
League Two
Morecambe 2 AFC Wimbledon 1 HT: 0-0 Att: 1,477 Ent: £21 Prog £3 Coffee £1.90
Fleming 76, Dwevitt 80 (pen) : Francomb 90

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Adebayo Akinfenwa Retains FIFA’s Strongest Man Title

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For the second year in a row AFC Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has been named FIFA's strongest man by EA Sports who release FIFA 15 on Friday with a frenzied dash for the new game expected!

And the 16 stone striker went some way about proofing his strength by bench pressing an Account Director at a recent Charity bash.